It’s still pretty warm here in Los Angeles, but as the days grow shorter and colder temperatures start to creep in, it’s hard to resist the pull of spending your free time curled up indoors. For those of you who are planning to put in some quality time on the couch with a matcha latte this month, here’s a perfect chill playlist to relax to. Going out is overrated, anyways.
1.“Midsummer Madness” – 88rising
This song from 88rising artists Rich Brian, Joji, Higher Brothers and AUGUST 08 will help you say goodbye to the summer (and all its crazy happenings) in style.
2. “Away” – Jett Kwong
Indie songstress Jett Kwong showcases an impressive vocal range on “Away,” which will help motivate you through even the most sluggish of fall mornings.
3. “I Like U” – Niki
Filled with pop and electric funk, “I Like U” is the ideal song to play as cuffing season commences.
4. “We Made It” – G Yamazawa
Sometimes, we all just need a win, and rapper/spoken-word poet G Yamazawa brings the swagger in spades. Even if you’re not sure whether you’ve “made it” yet, Yamazawa’s infectious cheer and positive rhymes are sure to convince you.
5. “Make It Better” – Anderson .Paak
This R&B jam from crooner Anderson .Paak is the perfect living room dance party song for you and that special someone.
6. “Seasonal Depression” – mxmtoon
If the short days and long nights have got you down, turn to this song from mxmtoon. Getting out of bed might be tough this time of year, but this upbeat ukelele jam is sure to cancel out the gloom.
7. “Ooh Child” – MILCK
This acoustic song from “Quiet” singer MILCK reminds us all to look for the light at the end of the tunnel.
8. “Carousel” – Sam Tsui
“Carousel”’s ethereal high notes and nostalgic themes are equal parts melancholic and hopeful, creating a contrast that will keep you going no matter how much coffee you need to start the day.